Helping Veterans and Their Families
VFW Post 3404 Mission:
The objects of the Veterans
of Foreign Wars are fraternal, patriotic, historical and educational; to
preserve and strengthen comradeship among its members; to assist worthy
comrades; to perpetuate the memory and history of our dead, and to assist
their widows and orphans; to maintain true allegiance to the Government of
the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws: to
foster true patriotism, to maintain and extend the institutions of American
freedom; and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies,
VFW Post 3404 Charter:
The VFW POST 3404 was
chartered in 1966 with 43 members. During the last 49 years Post 3404 was
an "All State Post" 8 times, receiving this recognition twice
during the 1996-1998 tenure of one Post Commander and again in 2013 and
2014 during the tenure of another Post Commander.
Currently, there are 201 VFW Posts in Missouri and Post 3404 is ranked #11
in Division 2.
For the 2012-2013 year, under the tenure of Bill St.
Gemme as Post Commander, the post received the following awards:
Post 3404 received the All State Recognition for the first time in 16
AMERICAN POST AWARD
AMERICAN POST COMMANDER AWARD,
NATIONAL OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD,
COMMANDER was designated as a NATIONAL DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF".
We want to Thank you
for your Service and contribution to this Post.
U. S. Congressman Billy Long prepared and presented a speech on the
floor of the U. S. House of Congress about Post 3404 receiving the All
American Award. His speech was printed in the CONGRESSIONAL
RECORD, Vol. 159, September 17, 2014, Nos. 121-122.
Post 3404 now has approximately 497 members. Post 963
consolidated with Post 3404 in January of 2014, which added 90 members. An
average of 3 new or transfer members have been added at each business
meeting so far this year.
The Ladies Auxiliary has 138 members and is a very
active group. Their Buddy Poppy Display won FIRST PLACE at the State
Convention (another 1st for 3404) in June of 2013 and in 2014. They
received several other awards as well.
This is no ordinary
VFW. This is a group of Devoted Freedom Loving Veterans that have
served our country proudly and continue to support and comfort all our
Veterans. YOU should be PROUD to be a MEMBER!
VFW Post 3404 welcomes
new VFW Post members every month. Our post is active and has veterans from
WWII to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Global War on Terror. There are even
members currently serving on active duty and the reserves.
Meetings are held
the first Thursday of each month at 6 P.M. at the Post.
Click here for a MapQuest map to our post.
following link is to an article that was written for the News-Leader by one
of our newest members. It is a very good read and each of you should read
it. We should also all be very proud of our younger members for they, like
those of us older, have stepped up to the plate to serve our country.
would like to thank Jess Rollins very much for getting permission for me to
link his article to our site.
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Commander of Post 3404 Named
All-American for 2013
The Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States announced that William St. Gemme has achieved All
American status as a Post Commander. See Press Release Here.
your event at the Post
The Post has space to rent for your private or
organizational events. The Blue Room and the Large Bingo Room are available
(except for Saturday Nights). Rates are reasonable and food service can be
provided. If you or someone you know is planning are a reunion, holiday
gathering, party, or meeting, suggest the VFW.
The post has an ANNEX BUILDING that may be rented
on certain days or nights. Building is available for events until
Call for details and prices at (417) 865-6929 and leave
a message, or inquire at the Post during operating hours
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Our new YouTube
Channel has video coverage of events at the Post.
Visit our state web site MyVFW
Post 3404 website for discussion forums and much more.
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